The novel “Under the Feet of Jesus” (1995) written by Helena Maria Viramontes, is the story of a Hispanic family who, through out their whole life living together, have been trying to survive the challenges brought about by poverty, they are one of the people who, at those times, were trained to work like dogs since they were four years old. (Lawton, 1996). The important characters of the story were Estrella and Petra,. Estrella the character in which the story…...
Phoenix Jackson; an old negro woman that partakes on a journey to take medicine to her sick nephew that is off in another town. Phoenix is old and through the story there are many accounts that I think are symbolic to being of age. Being one with nature Phoenix Jackson is determined to travel through the forest to tend to her sick nephew. The story itself was full of symbols, some that where more noticeable then others. Phoenix’s face was…...
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English-Lueck is of the opinion that communication technologies have increased the ways in which we can keep track of our families. According to him the communication technologies have been a boon especially for the working mothers as they help them in being connected to their children’s lives even when they spend a lot of time outside home. But at the same time communication technologies have become a bane for them too. To explain this point English-Lueck uses the example of…...
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The statue of Christ the Redeemer at the top of the Corcovado Mountain, in the Tijuca National Forest in Brazil, represents the major faith of this South American country. Overlooking the city, it probably has one of the best views that can be found in Rio de Janeiro. The statue is currently 80 years old and has gone under several extensive renovations, which included adding an elevator in 2002. The statue of Christ the Redeemer is probably one of the…...
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